As an adult you apparently the great joy and relaxation that come with massage; the same feeling can be enjoyed by the babies if they are candled caressed with the gentle strokes and relaxing oils. You must be aware of the numerous massage benefits both to the body and to the brain. The same massage treatment can help you kid with similar benefits like assisting in digestion, blood circulation enhancement as well as easing the toothache. Baby massage is also a fun moment to both the child and the parent; when this is properly and regularly done it perfects the bond between the child and the parent. For the mums who normally have long nights with their children who barely sleep for a couple of minutes, baby massage helps the child sleep deeper and for a long time.
Baby massage is also a super way to have dads spend more time with their little ones. Regardless of the age of the child, massage can be adjusted. Kids who are massaged regularly tend to have a closer relationship with their parents as well as other members of the household. It is important to remember that massage is one of the most gratifying experiences that your kid can enjoy emotionally for a healthy development and growth. It is also a unique way of showing your love to the young kid. Take note that touch is the most important styles of nurturing early experiences of your baby positively.
If you have never done it before, it takes very little time for your baby to understand that it’s not time for taking a bath but a great relaxation moment. Here is a quick guide on how to do it.
You have to get the baby prepared before starting the massage by taking him in a serene environment and laying him on a soft, warm towel. Ensure you are using good soft oils for your baby’s soft and sensitive skin.
Timing is key; you should not massage your baby just before, after meal or when she is tired. If your room is warm is warm enough, you can take out the baby’s clothes out or just have her massaged half clothed if it’s not warm enough. Do not apply skin oil cream when your hands are cold, apply the oil on your palms and wrap it around it and your hands to warm up. Ensure that you have massaged every body part all the way from leg toes, the feet, soles, arms, hands, fingers, chest and the back as you watch her reaction closely.